Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58
One thing to try is run explorer as Administrator (right click the shortcut) if this works check the permissions on the favourites
I have full permission on the Favorites folder. I keep all my folders (Downloads, Desktop, Favorites, etc.) on a drive separate from my Win 7 install, using the Location tab in Properties to relocate them. If I have to do a clean reinstall, it's so much easier that way. One clue is that if I delete the URL from the Favorite folder directly and empty the trash, it doesn't reappear. There's probably a bug in IE8. The only thing I don't understand is why it's only happening to me!